διαβήτης

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek διαβαίνω (diabaínō, walk, pass through)

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διαβήτης (diavítism (plural διαβήτες)

  1. (geometry) pair of compasses (usually called a compass; an instrument used to draw circles)
  2. (medicine) diabetes, diabetes mellitus
    Synonyms: σάκχαρο (sákcharo), ζαχαροδιαβήτης (zacharodiavítis)

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